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Pembroke Town Manager search underway

After the announcement of Ed Thorne’s move from town administrator to interim town manager at the Tuesday, Jan. 8 selectmen’s meeting, the search has begun to find a permanent town manager.


Pembroke sees record number of 911 calls in 2018

The number of 911 calls throughout 2018 is proof that as the town of Pembroke grows, so does demands on its services. For years Pembroke Fire Chief Michael Hill has heard that Pembroke is a bedroom community where people reside but work elsewhere, but he believes that is no longer the case.


Significant weekend storm in Massachusetts could bring 18 in. of snow north, icing in south: Power outages predicted

A significant storm that could bring as much as 18 inches of snow to the Berkshires, Franklin County and northern central Massachusetts is predicted to begin around 6 p.m. Saturday in Western Massachusetts and move east.


Pembroke's Firehouse Pantry reaches out to federal employees affected by shutdown

As the United States government shutdown approaches one month, The Firehouse Pantry is ensuring that federal employees not receiving a paycheck have food stability. Every Wednesday from 2 to 4:30 p.m., those affected by the shutdown are invited to come to the pantry, located at 32 School St., Bryant


Massachusetts House conducting ‘full investigation’ into allegations that lawmaker groped woman’s backside

BOSTON — A special Massachusetts House committee will conduct a full investigation into whether a male representative grabbed an incoming female lawmaker’s backside during a cocktail reception.


Frodigh family, of Pembroke, resolves to ski more

It’s not too late to come up with a New Year’s resolution--ours is ski more! We’ve just returned from a post-Christmas ski trip to the White Mountains of New Hampshire with friends who have a vacation home just minutes from North Conway (that’s what you call having friends in high places). North Con


First Church in Pembroke hosts monthly pancake breakfast

First Church in Pembroke continues to host a Community Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. the first Saturday of the month from September through June in the church’s Fellowship Hall, 105 Center St., Pembroke.


MA Weather: 1 to 2 Feet Of Snow Expected This Weekend

The first major snow of the season could dump between 1 to 2 feet of snow in Massachusetts. The National Weather Service said Thursday morning a winter storm watch is in effect for most of the state except for the Cape and southernmost area.


West Bridgewater girl, 14, found dead at home

WEST BRIDGEWATER — Police are investigating the death of a teenage girl found inside her family’s home Wednesday morning. The girl was a 14-year-old ninth-grade student at West Bridgewater Middle-Senior High School. Principal Mark Bodwell said teachers and other school staff were available to talk t


Saving Smitty’s Bog: Conservation efforts to rid wetlands of invasive plant

HANSON — As a snow squall moved in ahead of a winter cold front Thursday, Jan. 10, a strange-looking tracked vehicle passed back and forth in the marshland of Smitty’s Bog.


H.S. Boys Basketball: Pembroke striving for consistency

Pembroke boys basketball coach Will Seward knew that the season was not going to be easy for his team. The Titans had graduated heavily from its 2017-18 team including Tyler Spencer who was one of their top players. Pembroke has 12 new players on its 17 player roster.


Massachusetts food stamps recipients will get February benefits early due to government shutdown

Most Massachusetts food stamps recipients will receive their February benefits early due to the partial government shutdown. State officials are cautioning recipients to budget wisely, since those benefits will have to last for the entire month.


Robot patrols aisles of one Massachusetts Stop & Shop

There’s been one in Pembroke for about a year. Old news says the magoo. Just another machine taking someone else's job. I get it, it helps. But staff your stores, not gimmicky robots. You know, stores used to stock stores during the day, so staff would be on the floor to see such things as spills. I


Massachusetts now accepts texts to 911

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts cellphone users can now text 9-1-1 for help. The state 911 Department said in an announcement Wednesday that all emergency call centers now have the ability to receive a text.


5 Things TO DO this Week in Hanover

1. Freedom from addiction. Athletes ages 11-and-up are encouraged to visit Hanover’s The Snake Pit as Bridgewater’s Rich Barnes will share his experiences with addiction as well as his recovery on Friday, Jan. 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. There will also be a Q & A session at the conclusion. Parents are a


Kingston man charged with manufacturing illicit drug

Kathryn Gallerani kgallerani@wickedlocal.com @kgallreporter — KINGSTON – A Kingston man allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine at his home on Ring Road was arrested today along with a Bourne woman.


Boys Hockey tips Silver Lake in weekend thriller

The Vineyarder boys hockey team contributed to an OMG! Island high school sports weekend with a last minute come-from-behind 7-6 win over Silver Lake High School on Saturday at Hobomock Arena in Pembroke. (See related stories on girls varsity heroics in this edition of the Times.)


5 Things TO DO in this Week in Norwell

1. Learn how plastic impacts you: As part of the North and South Rivers Watershed Association’s free WaterWatch Lecture Series, stop by the South Shore Natural Science Center to learn how much plastic is in our oceans and the impact it has on the environment. Sea Education Association scientist Jess


Man tells Brockton police he was stabbed, robbed

BROCKTON — A man told police he was stabbed and robbed early Thursday morning, but police say video of the incident doesn't show any violent struggle. Patrol officers and detectives assigned to the gang unit responded to the area of 78 Provost St. about 2:25 a.m. for a report of a stabbing.


Surveillance video captures violent armed robbery at Weymouth gas station

WEYMOUTH, Mass. - A brutal attack was caught on camera in Weymouth. Police say they're looking for three men who ambushed a gas station clerk and robbed him at gunpoint. The store manager exclusively showed Boston 25 News surveillance video Thursday afternoon of three men walking into the gas statio